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Hillel Remembers Joseph “Chickie” Glickman z”l

Joseph Glickman, who went by the nickname "Chickie," passed away on May 21, 2018, only weeks away from his 103rd birthday. Chickie cared deeply about Judaism and the Jewish people. Chickie enjoyed discussing Jewish philosophy, exploring the meaning of Shabbat and kosher laws, and arguing about Israel. And he was laser focused on our students, providing Hillel [...]

2018-06-12T18:46:43+00:00 June 12th, 2018|

Student Interview of Rabbi David Singer

Last Spring, Triton Jewish Leader Théo de Sa-Kaye interviewed Executive Director Rabbi David Singer for his Nonfiction Writing Class LTWR 8C. His extraordinary piece earned him the top grade in the class. Yasher koach! At first glance, you might not guess that David Singer is the director of UC San Diego’s Hillel - the umbrella organization [...]

2017-11-23T02:00:12+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|

City Council Unanimously Approves Glickman Hillel Center

After nearly 20 years of planning and review, the Beverly and Joseph Glickman Hillel Center was approved today by the San Diego City Council. Proposed by Hillel of San Diego  ̶  an organization that inspires Jewish college students to make an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning and Israel  ̶  the Glickman Hillel Center will [...]

2017-11-03T13:39:16+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|

Planning Commission UNANIMOUSLY Approves Glickman Hillel Center

The City of San Diego Planning Commission today voted unanimously to recommend approval of the Beverly & Joseph Glickman Hillel Center, a proposed new religious facility across the street from the UC San Diego campus. Proposed by Hillel San Diego, a religious institution that supports Jewish college students, the Glickman Center will provide a new [...]

2017-04-28T21:17:56+00:00 April 27th, 2017|

Hillel Heads to the Planning Commission

Hillel will present its plans for the Beverly and Joseph Glickman Hillel Center to the City of San Diego Planning Commission on April 27. The Glickman Hillel Center will provide a new permanent home for UC San Diego Hillel across the street from the campus. “We are thrilled to be so close to making our [...]

2017-04-21T01:02:49+00:00 April 21st, 2017|

Triton Jewish Leaders Meet Eric Fingerhut

Last week, Hillel International President and CEO Eric Fingerhut met with students in UC San Diego Hillel’s Triton Jewish Leaders incubator. Fingerhut, a former Congressman from Ohio, has led the Hillel Movement in exciting new directions during his four years of service, implementing a strategic plan across the movement named “The Drive to Excellence.” Eric [...]

2017-03-17T14:12:19+00:00 March 17th, 2017|

Welcome Lola and Dor to the Hillel Team

UC San Diego Hillel is excited to welcome two new professionals, Lola Stanten and Dor Gwieta, to the professional team. Lola, Springboard Innovation Specialist, is trained in utilizing Design Thinking to grow innovative new approaches to community building. A graduate of the University of Oregon, Lola coordinates the Triton Jewish Leaders incubator, investing in students [...]

2016-08-23T22:23:09+00:00 August 23rd, 2016|

Hillel Receives $5 Million Gift to Build Glickman Hillel Center

Hillel of San Diego tonight announced a $5 million gift to build its proposed Hillel Center for Jewish Life near UC San Diego. Received from Joseph “Chickie” Glickman, this donation is the lead gift in the campaign to build the Beverly & Joseph Glickman Hillel Center to serve Jewish students at UC San Diego. “We [...]

2017-03-11T15:48:21+00:00 May 14th, 2016|

Challah for Hunger Hits UCSD

Challah for Hunger has officially hit UCSD’s campus! After noticing that his peers have an inherent interest in social justice, junior Dylan Slater noticed a need to bring some Jewish flavor to the already present focus in making the world a better place. Through intense social networking, he utilized his deep connections to the Jewish [...]

2017-03-11T15:48:22+00:00 April 4th, 2016|
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